Roald Dahl adaptation scores Steven Spielberg’s third-biggest three-day opening weekend.
San Sebastian to dedicate this year’s edition to late exhibitor and distributor, a champion of independent filmmakers including Lars von Trier, Michael Haneke and Takeshi Kitano.
EXCLUSIVE: Maastricht Concert took more than £1.4m at UK box office over weekend.
The strand will be bookended by Alice Lowe’s Prevenge and Xander Robin’s Are We Not Cats [pictured].
Skiptrace beats Tarzan and records Chan’s biggest opening weekend as Cold War 2 nears $100m.
Ciro Guerra’s drama about indigenous tribes in the Colombian Amazon took home seven awards from eight nominations.
Directors Chanya Button, Adrian Sitaru, Xavier Seron scoop prizes; festival reveals works in progress winners.
Titles this year range from Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai to John Landis’s An American Werewolf In London.
Korean romantic thriller will be released theatrically and online in China.
Paramount/Skydance’s sci-fi prospered on an estimated $59.6m number one debut, while Fox/Blue Sky Studios’ Ice Age: Collision Course looks unlikely to live long following a franchise-low $21m launch.
Beijing-based LeEco unveiled on Friday what it claimed to be the first streaming service targeted at Generation Z.
EXCLUSIVE: Team behind Trent Haaga and Simon Rumley movies launches North American arm to be fronted by Raven Banner sales executive.
Winner to be announced during genre festival.
The NSA whistleblower admitted to a small group at a Q&A on Thursday night that he did not expect to get out of Hong Kong after he transferred top secret information to reporters in 2013.
EXCLUSIVE: Ukraine film industry set to receive fivefold cash injection and first rebate scheme.
Newly appointed DCMS minister Matt Hancock will also be tackling cyber security in his role.
UK distributor has struck a deal with Amazon for Jim Jarmusch’s Cannes title.
President Putin advisor Andrei Belousov revealed the tax plan, which is aimed at supporting Russian film production via the Russian State Cinema Fund.
Two hot TV projects, an environmental zombie and an unhinged park ranger were among highlights at the eighth edition of the horror market.
Genre festival reveals masterclasses and film programme.
Plus: Samuel Goldwyn Films acquires Chicken People; IFP expands remit; and more…
Films will soon exist in formats we can’t yet even imagine. Fundamental change will help meet the challenge, writes Framestore CEO and co-founder Sir William Sargent.
COMMENT: Askandar Samad, partner in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group at law firm Reed Smith, considers the driving forces that are luring more UK film producers to TV.
Founding chief executive of Channel 4 discusses potential privatisation and career highlights.
Spanish writer-director’s futuristic spin on the Frankenstein story received its world premiere in Montreal on Saturday [July 23].
Rising Canadian outfit Black Fawn Films discuss their Fantasia world premiere Bed Of The Dead and challenges and opportunities in the genre space today.
In the last few years, Hollywood has learned to play alongside TV in the Comic-Con sandbox. This year, it will have to settle for second best.
“I’d rather face reality than make movies about superheroes,” says the Narcos executive producer, who is currently tackling Brazil’s Petrobas scandal.
Daniel Abma’s Transit Havana is a remarkably honest account of the Cuban transgender community as it follows three protagonists preparing to undergo life-changing surgery.